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Marina Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   22300 Seventh Ave. South, Des Moines, WA 98198
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked the Marina Inn because it was close to the airport and I was flying in to Seattle very late at night. Turns out that I missed my connection due to bad weather so I called the hotel as soon as I knew I would not be making it to Seattle that night to give them an opportunity to... More

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North, South Carolina
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64 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Returning after a few years we found some remodeling had taken place so our stay was some better. Unfortunately some of the remodel was still going on at 10 PM - an inconvenience at best to guests who might have an early flight. How can they think using loud tools late at night is a good idea? Front desk also... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Affordable for summertime rental anywhere near Seattle and an easy drive into Seattle and to the airport from hotel. There are several restaurants (Anthony's & Wally's Chowder House, Thai, Mexican & Italian) within walking distance as well as the waterfront. Very basic rooms - but comes with refrigerator. Did not hear airplane noise and beds were clean and comfortable. Breakfast... More

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Brecksville, Ohio
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for something close to the airport for one night. We were happy with the rate but the room and breakfast were a disappointment. The rooms are very outdated and the breakfast was not worth going to since there was very little of anything offered. On the positive note, the area around the inn is beautiful. You are... More

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Pasadena, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a family hotel , near the Seattle airport. It is basic but clean. The marina and a park are nearby, as well as several restaurants. A little outdated but after the room was inexpensive. Breakfast was not bad but nothing to write home about.

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East Wenatchee, Washington
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had relatives flying out of SeaTac and used the Marina Inn as a base camp to explore Seattle for a couple days before they left. We stayed two nights but didn't spend much time in the room. We left the room early the first day and returned late after sightseeing in downtown Seattle. The room had not been cleaned... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was big, clean and quiet. It didn't smell of cigarette smoke. The wifi was strong. The man at the front desk was helpful. We spent a little bit more (~$10/night) for this hotel rather than any of the hotels near the airport, but it was money well spent. The drive was in the opposite way of downtown Seattle,... More

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Puerto Rico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

no hot water first night, coffee pot did not work, refrigerator froze all food because no control knob and freezer door missing, air conditioner very noisy, dirt in corners of the bedroom and bathroom, bugs in kitchen area,

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MarinaInn, Front Office Manager at Marina Inn, responded to this review

At 5AM the first night of there stay we were notified that the coffee maker wasn't working , and the hot water in shower wasn't working .When office opened a new coffee-maker was given, and when maintenance arrived the shower faucet was fixed. When the guests complained of a noisy air conditioner, another room was offered to them, which they... More

Federal Way, Washington
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Stayed there years ago when it was The Ramada and Des Moines was a different place, we enjoyed it then. Upon check in no one was @ the front desk, they have a sign asking you to use the house phone.to get service, Turned out the desk woman was driving the van to the airport and told me via cell... More

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MarinaInn, Front Office Manager at Marina Inn, responded to this review

When a guest has a complaint or a bad review, and they wait 6 months to post it, it is very hard and not fair to the hotel. No one here remembers this instance, or the guests, so we have no way of responding to the complaint. If they had complained after there stay, we would have remembered them ,(perhaps... More

Old Bridge, NJ
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

An older establishment located 15 minutes from airport. The day of our arrival the shuttle (not free) broke down, and I was forced to take a taxi for more money than I would have paid with their shuttle. (pretty annoyed that they charge $25 round-trip for their shuttle, when all the other motels have complimentary shuttle service) Only stayed for... More

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MarinaInn, Front Office Manager at Marina Inn, responded to this review

When the guest check-in she was upset that we couldn't pick her up as our shuttle was in the shop for repairs. I explained we have no control over breakdowns , which she didn't want to accept as a legitimate reason. She was given a free shuttle ride to the airport the next day,( shuttle was back that night from... More

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Address: 22300 Seventh Ave. South, Des Moines, WA 98198
Location: United States > Washington > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Marina Inn 2*
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